BDO mini-series: ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution is a new form of HMRC/taxpayer dispute resolution, suitable for individuals, SMEs and large corporates.

This blog covers a video mini-series dramatisation of the ADR process between two clients and HMRC. 

You can view the videos here, in sequential order: 

BDO’s Alternative Dispute Resolution mini-series will portray the fictitious Mr & Mrs Spencer-Smith, who have long-running enquiries, mediating their dispute with Mr Gain and Mr Blood of HMRC in five documentary-style episodes.

BDO’s national Tax Investigations team frequently works with tax advisers and accountants to resolve tax disputes for their clients using a variety of methods.

With our extensive understanding of investigation strategies and detailed knowledge of HMRC's powers, we are fully equipped to protect your client's interests. Click here for more information on how we can work with you, call 0207 893 2013 or email adr@bdo.co.uk.

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Apr
25
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Apr
15

After 10 weeks of following HMRC and clients Mr and Mrs Spencer-Smith through their tax dispute mediation day, we've finally reached our series finale: signing the settlement agreement. 

Apr
08

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Apr
01

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Mar
25

As we’ve seen in the latest episode of BDO’s alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mini-series, mediation day can be tough on both the client and HMRC.

Mar
18
2

In the last episode, Mr and Mrs Spencer-Smith met face-to-face for the first time with HMRC and mediator Anstey Thomas, to begin their alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mediation day. 

Mar
11
2

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Mar
04
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Feb
26
1

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Feb
18

With Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) becoming 'business as usual' for HMRC, BDO brings you a fly-on-the-wall documentary style video dramatisation of the process in five parts over the coming weeks. 

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